Re: My buddy was shot Friday night
Originally Posted by Ed~
After he safety-checked a stainless "Dirty Harry" S&W he handed it to the wife and started explaining about guns. I could tell she was only half listening while enjoying the heft of the revolver. Suddenly she grimaced and turned around to her husband and pointed the gun at him all playful-like saying, "Stick'em up! Pow, pow!"
Now do you want that kind of ignorance buying guns simply because they can afford to?
Your "teacher" friend was mostly at fault. He gives a gun to a person he knows to know absolutely nothing about guns, at a public range, without one bit of instruction.
I've taught many people firearm handling and safety, it never began with handing them a firearm.
"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." --Benjamin Franklin
Last edited by The_Rifleman; 03-13-2012 at 05:09 AM..
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